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Shepherds Rest

Jacobstow near Bude, Cornwall (Ref. 938056)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • “The location was lovely, peace and quiet all the time and the owners were very friendly and helpful even guiding us in when we got lost first day.”

    If you want to relax this must be the place but it is still near enough to places of interest to enjoy days out then come back to the comfort of a lovely lounge and for once a decent size TV. All in all a very good holiday

    If you want to relax this must be the place but it is still near enough to places of interest to enjoy days out then come back to the comfort of a lovely lounge and for once a decent size TV. All in all a very good holiday

    - Mrs Clark, June 2021

The property

Jacobstow 2 miles.

This cosy, yet spacious barn conversion is set in a delightful peaceful rural location near the village of Jacobstow in Cornwall.

This lovely cottage is in an ideal location for families or friends wishing to tour the North of Cornwall and enjoy the beautiful coastline, with the cottage being only five miles from the beach.

Away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you will feel relaxed and at home the moment you arrive here.

Situated next to the owner's farm but entirely private with a lovely enclosed garden, you will have all the ingredients for a most enjoyable relaxing holiday.

On arrival you will be greeted by a most welcoming Cornish cream tea to be taken outside in the sunshine if the weather permits.

The cottage is set all on the ground floor with two well-furnished bedrooms, giving you the option of two singles or a super king-size double in one and a king-size double in the other.

The sitting room overlooks the pretty garden which is accessible through the French doors and the well-equipped kitchen is also the location for the dining area.

A bathroom and utility room complete the accommodation.

Outside there is a garden with patio where you can sit and relax with a refreshing drink whilst planning your next day?s adventures.

Just two miles back to the road to Bude will take you to the Old Wainhouse Inn offering a warm welcome, as well as locally-sourced flavoursome food, including fresh locally caught fish as well as a choice of local real ales.

This children and dog-friendly pub also has a beer garden to enjoy the views and log fires in the winter to welcome you after an invigorating walk along the cliffs.

With Tintagel, Boscastle and Bude, as well as the iconic surfing beach at Widemouth Bay, all close by your options of fun-filled days out are endless making this the perfect retreat to come back to whatever time of year.


  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times when outside.

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About the location


Bude 7.5 miles.

The small village of Jacobstow in North Cornwall has a church and a Holy Well. The nearest shop and pub are situated close by at Wainhouse Corner, with the children and dog-friendly Old Wainhouse Inn offering good food and real ales. Within reach is Bude, a fabulous coastal town that once visited you will want to come back to time and time again. Bude has something for everyone, great beaches for relaxing, and building sandcastles on, rockpools for investigating at low tide and cafe's to watch it all from. The rolling waves are great for surfing all year round, and the footpaths by the restored canal or on the North Cornwall coastal path offer you a superb opportunity to explore and appreciate the outstanding countryside. Bude also has a superb golf course, indoor swimming pool, bowling alley/indoor play area and Heritage Centre at Bude Castle. It also has a good selection of local shops, supermarkets, cafe's, pubs, restaurants and excellent Information Centre, plus within walking distance are the remains of a huge iron age hill fort at Warbstow Bury, from where panoramic views can be seen. For days out, take the coast road north to see the lonely lighthouse above the sea at Hartland Point or walk or ride a donkey down the steep and cobbled village street (no cars allowed) of beautiful Clovelly to the harbour and the pub far below. Follow the coast in the other direction and there's the little cove of Crackington Haven, Boscastle, King Arthur's castle at Tintagel, Doc Martin's Port Wenn at Port Isaac and yet more great surfing beaches at Polzeath.

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